Login name. Remember me. Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters. Hi dose antibody know how to date these. Winchester introduced the Model in , and they began using an "L" prefix on the serial numbers in , so your gun predates that date. The information you just posted is erroneous, and it is a copy of what George Madis published. The year actually ended with serial number , and each year thereafter is very notably different than what you posted.
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Member Since: June 5, Vince, The information you just posted is erroneous, and it is a copy of what George Madis published. October 20, pm. Vince said Sorry, I got that info off the Wichester website a few years ago.
February 12, pm. Turkey53 said Bert H. July 29, am. Member Since: January 28, My best estimate is I have assembled the serial numbers for a book on these - see the Summer Collector I would like to get a full discriptio of the gun Keith - Australia - July 29, pm.
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Tom, I agree. October 8, pm. Mine is an "L" ending in Can anyone approximate the year for me please.
Winchester Model Covering numbers: 1 - Please enter a serial number and click the submit button. Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year 12 - MODEL SmGLE SHOT 1 TO NONE J NONE *TOO POST MODEL 94 BEGAN WITH SERIAL NUMBER 2,File Size: KB. Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year through the early s. Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. None of the page scans are of original.
October 9, am. January 13, am. I have a Defender with the serial number L What year would that be? Per the reference I have, January 14, pm. Thank you. January 21, am.
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9 rows #N#The table below represents the serial numbers and production dates of. Winchester . 9 rows The Winchester Model 12 serial numbers are sequential starting at 1. Also Known as the M12 or Model *introduced in with only the 20 gauge available, 12 ga. and 16 ga. came out in The principle designer of the Winchester model 12 was John Browning. Winchester Model 12 Serial Number Lookup: Winchester Model 12 Serial Numbers. To the maximum extent possible, the dates of manufacture shown were obtained from the original Winchester Factory Polishing Room serialization records; otherwise estimates were made using multiple sources of information (e.g. George Madis, Ned Schwing, etc.), in which case the data was extrapolated to the best of our ability.
We reserve the right to make changes at any time and make no claims as to accuracy. No attempt has been made to determine the value of any Winchester products. Take me to Browning International No. Take me to Browning North America. Serial Number Reference.
What year was my Winchester manufactured? A few reasons cited are: A fire at the factory Inadvertent destruction during office cleaning Records simply lost in filing Records misplaced between ownership transitions Documents borrowed but not returned There is probably some kernel of truth to all of them. Please keep the following points in mind as you explore these pages: Many of the Winchester brand firearms produced over the years are included, but not all.
If your firearm is not listed, we probably do not have any additional information. Before the s the Winchester Repeating Arms firearms brand transferred ownership several times. Any information before the s is always difficult to verify.
In general, only serial number ranges with an approximate year are provided in this document. There is no other detail beyond this that we can provide.
WINCHESTER DATES OF MANUFACTURE. Lever Action Rifles. Henry Rifles Model Model Model Model Single Shot: Model Model Model (Mod 94) Model Model Model 55 Model 64 Model The pre Model 12 Winchester was designed in , with actual production from through During that year period, there were over 1, guns sold. Production, clean-up and special orders of the Model 12 continued until serial number 2, in Jan 22, Winchester introduced the Model in , and they began using an "L" prefix on the serial numbers in , so your gun predates that date. Bert I have a P prefix on all of my serial numbers. Sears and Roebuck Model Supposed to be Winchester Model 's according to the crossover list in the Blue Book of Gun Values.
Since this information was provided through old documents both official and otherwiseno representation is made that all serial number and year combinations are totally accurate. In some exceptional cases, a more detailed, accurate determination can be made by calling the Winchester Repeating Arms Historian at the Morgan, Utah office.
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